Milestones of Thabang Mokoena’s vita

  • 1985 born in Ratanda/Gauteng (South Africa)
  • 1992 (aged seven) first musical experiences as lead and solo singer during masses in Ratanda Zion Church
  • 1999 (aged fourteen) partnership with Sifo Ngwepe who brought choir singing to Ratanda. Together they established  Junior Good Happiness Male Voice
  • 2005 (aged 20) co-founder of Lesedi Show Choir
  • 2007 to date teaching African music and dance in Germany and performing as guest-conductor with the German Moko Choirs of Eva Buckman


  • 2011 concert tour with Lesedi Show Choir upon invitation of the German international music festival Heidelberger Fruehling
  • 2011-13 teaching South African music and dance in Kenya, workshops for Kenyan Boys Choir (this choir performed at the first inauguration of President Obama)
  • 2013 participation in the Pan-African musical project Umoya Munye, concert tour through Southern Germany and participation at the International Choral Festival in Oetigheim (Baden/Germany)
  • 2013 teaching South African music and dance in Ghana, workshops for Akoo Show Choir. With their repertoire largely inspired by Mokoena’s workshops,  Akoo Show Choir won a nation-wide television contest in February 2014
  • 2014 workshops and concerts with the German Moko Choirs in Germany, Italy and Romania